Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, our two favorite minor leaguers, were invited to the White House on Monday. MLB.com reports that the two pitchers were among a group of 150 “luminaries, diplomats and celebrities” who attended a reception celebrating Asian and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month.
Singh and Patel wrote about the experience on their blog. This is my favorite paragraph:
we meeting Nancy Pelosi. She very important person in United States. She very nice and talking with us and taking picture. We also meeting Congressman Honda. He also taking good picture with us. We very surprised so many people important in United States wanting to meeting with us. This is very big honor and we trying represent India very good.
Here’s that picture with Speaker Pelosi: